You Like Me: An Evening of Classic Acceptance Speeches
This Oscar season, join some of downtown's funniest performers as they reinterpret classic speeches from awards-show history, from Roberto Benigni to Mariah Carey, in a special edition of the acclaimed live series celebrating the publication of Oscar Wars: A History of Hollywood in Gold, Sweat, and Tears, by The New Yorker's Michael Schulman. No celebrity is safe in this merciless send-up of self-congratulation!
With Jordan E. Cooper (Ain’t No Mo’), Amanda Duarte (Dead Darlings), Tavi Gevinson (Gossip Girl), Josh Gondelman (Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!), Ann Harada (Schmigadoon!), Jeff Hiller (Somebody Somewhere), Jackie Hoffman (Only Murders in the Building), Bobby Finger & Lindsey Weber (Who? Weekly), Michael R. Jackson (A Strange Loop), video artist Myles Kane, Ira Madison III (Keep It!), Erin Markey (Encores! Off-Center's Assassins), gossip columnist Michael Musto, Julio Torres (Los Espookys).
...and Rachel Shukert (creator of Netflix's The Baby-Sitters Club) as Billy Crystal.
Created by Michael Schulman & Rachel Shukert
Directed by Peter James Cook
For last-minute tickets, please visit our Box Office at 425 Lafayette Street. Web sales and phone sales end when doors open, and tickets may be available for in-person, walk-up sale right before the show begins.